It looked good early as Wolfpack took an 7-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then UNBC had a 23-15 second period charge getting the lead and Wolfpack was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 67-69. Strangely Wolfpack outrebounded UNBC 49-33 including 34 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of Sam Raphael who helped to win the game recording 14 points and 6 rebounds. Naturalized Salvadorean guard Jose Araujo (186-86) contributed with 15 points for the winners. Four UNBC players scored in double figures. Blaz Bozinovic answered with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 16 rebounds and Will Ondrik added 14 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Wolfpack.
The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Spartans won third quarter 25-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Thunderbirds forced 23 Spartans turnovers. Guard O'Brian Wallace (185, college: Miles CC) stepped up and scored 34 points (!!!) and 9 rebounds for the winners and American guard Doug Plumb (193, college: Minnesota St.) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side Mark Perrin responded with 32 points and 9 rebounds and guard Tonner Jackson (201) scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. Spartans' coach tested twelve players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Top scorers: UBC: O.Wallace 34+9reb+1ast, D.Plumb 22+6reb+2ast, I.Solomon 20+2reb+5ast, T.Nixon 7+7reb, D.Wagner 3+2reb, G.Pippus 3+3reb TWU: M.Perrin 32+9reb+1ast, T.Jackson 20+5reb+2ast, K.Osborne 11+6reb+1ast, T.Smith 7+2reb+6ast, M.Cockrill 6+3reb, E.Mara 4+4reb+1ast
Vikies led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Heat to just 6 points in fourth quarter. Vikies forced 20 Heat turnovers. Michael Acheampong fired 21 points and 4 assists for the winners. Terrell Evans chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. Azi Fahandeg-Sadi (193) produced 16 points and 5 rebounds and guard Greet Gill (190) added 7 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Top scorers: Victoria: M.Acheampong 21+3reb+4ast, T.Evans 17+9reb+1ast, R.Theil 8+4reb, C.McLaughlin 8+7reb+1ast, B.Taylor 7+2reb, P.Anderson 6+2reb UBC Okanagan: A.Fahandeg-Sadi 16+5reb, E.Dane Medi 10+3reb, G.Gill 7+7reb, L.Ndayitwayeko 5+1reb+1ast, B.Macdonald 4+3reb, J.Asselstine 2+1reb
Golden Bears led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Golden Bears outrebounded Bobcats 45-31 including 31 on the defensive glass. 24 personal fouls committed by Bobcats helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Naturalized Kenyan guard Kenneth Otieno (188) fired a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Forward Sahr Saffa (191-90) chipped in 19 points. Four Golden Bears players scored in double figures. Golden Bears' coach Barnaby Craddock used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Kenonte Ramsey produced 18 points and 5 rebounds and Ali-Mounir Benabdelhak added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Top scorers: Alberta: K.Otieno 20+11reb+3ast, S.Saffa 19+4reb+3ast, A.Weir 10+6reb+3ast, T.Bergen-Henengouwen 10+9reb, L.Annetts 9, J.Baker 7+7reb+1ast Brandon: K.Ramsey 18+5reb+2ast, J.Reaves 15+4reb, A.Benabdelhak 14+7reb, I.Bonhomme 9+4reb+7ast, T.Scott 5+3reb+2ast, J.Elias 3+5reb
The hosts were already 12 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 29-20 Wesmen's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 84-81 at the end of the game. Center Derek Waldner (201) nailed a double-double by scoring 29 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side and guard Morgan Duce (180) accounted for 11 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Guard Nolan Gooding (183) came up with 14 points and 6 rebounds and point guard Travis Krahn (183) added 18 points respectively for Wesmen in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures.
The hosts trailed by 3 points at the halftime before their 47-35 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Dinos made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 70.6 percentage. Guard Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson (175-91) fired 33 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 4 assists (perfect behind the arc making all seven shots !!!) for the winners. Thijin Moses (201) chipped in 14 points and 6 rebounds. Dinos' coach Dan Vanhoorn allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Stephan Walton (178-87, college: Valdosta St.) produced 26 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and forward Yigit Ozsayiner (198) added 14 points and 11 rebounds respectively for lost side. Top scorers: Calgary: J.Ogungbemi-Jackson 33+6reb+4ast, T.Moses 14+6reb+1ast, D.Karch 10+4reb+3ast, J.Gill 8+4reb+1ast, M.Ligertwood 7+7reb+1ast, C.Mbayi 5+5reb+2ast Manitoba: S.Walton 26+6reb+5ast, J.Huertas 19+1reb+1ast, Y.Ozsayiner 14+11reb, X.Smith 6+2reb, K.Oliver 5+3reb+1ast, C.Noel 3+1reb
Huskies trailed by 12 points at halftime and as many as 16 after three quarters before a 28-17 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 90-95 at the end of the game. Cougars shot 60.7 percent from the field. They also forced 21 Huskies turnovers. Guard Frank Brown (188) fired 28 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Guard Brendan Hebert (180) chipped in 18 points and 4 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). American guard Stephon Lamar (185, college: Pacific) produced 28 points and 5 rebounds and guard Ben Baker (191) added 26 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures.
Platense adds Gayden to their roster, ex St.John R. - 5 days ago
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Club Atletico Platense Florida (TNA) added to their roster experienced 34-year old American forward Keith Gayden (202-104kg-83, college: Duquesne). He just played at Saint John Riptide in Canadian NBL. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Gayden's team made it to the NBL Canada Semifinals in 2016. He was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Mexican LNBP Honorable Mention back in 2009. Gayden is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Chile (CD T... [read more]
Club Atletico Platense Florida (TNA) added to their roster experienced 34-year old American forward Keith Gayden (202-104kg-83, college: Duquesne). He just played at Saint John Riptide in Canadian NBL. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Gayden's team made it to the NBL Canada Semifinals in 2016. He was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Mexican LNBP Honorable Mention back in 2009. Gayden is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Chile (CD Tinguiririca San Fernando), Finland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Ecuador (Importadora and ComuniKT), Mexico (Manzaneros, Abejas, Pioneros, Guerreros and Gigantes) and Argentina (9 de Julio, Huracan and San Isidro). Gayden attended University of Duquesne until 2006 and it will be his eleventh (!!!) season as a professional player.
Les Nomades are the 2017 CCAA MBB Champs - 5 days ago
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The Nomades de Montmorency upset the top-ranked Sheridan Bruins to win the CCAA Men's Basketball National Championship, spoiling Sheridan's bid for a perfect season. Paul Williams (201-C) was named player of the game for Sheridan, as he finished with a game-high 20 rebounds to go along with 14 points. Forward Alix Lochard took home the award for the Nomades as he put up 19 points and 14 rebounds in the victory. Nomades' guard Kevin Civil was named tournament MVP, and finished the champion... [read more]
The Nomades de Montmorency upset the top-ranked Sheridan Bruins to win the CCAA Men's Basketball National Championship, spoiling Sheridan's bid for a perfect season. Paul Williams (201-C) was named player of the game for Sheridan, as he finished with a game-high 20 rebounds to go along with 14 points. Forward Alix Lochard took home the award for the Nomades as he put up 19 points and 14 rebounds in the victory. Nomades' guard Kevin Civil was named tournament MVP, and finished the championship game with 13 points, five rebounds and five assists. The game was very defensive, with both teams struggling on offense early. The Nomades came away with a 18-15 lead going into the second quarter. Sheridan came out strong in the second, leading by as much as seven at one point, and took a 34-33 lead going into halftime. Both teams remained deadlocked in the third, with neither being able to get a lead over the other. The teams went into the final quarter tied 46-46. In the final frame, the two teams remained close, but thanks to a personal 5-0 run by Civil, the Nomades were able to get a four point lead with under a minute to go. A three-pointer from Dylan Periana (180-PG) brought the Bruins to within two, but the Nomades sealed the victory at the free throw line. Courtesy of: ccaa.ca
KK ABS Primorje 1945 Herceg Novi (Erste Liga) signed Canadian forward Brandon Bilbija (208-107kg, college: Mars Hill). He just graduated from Mars Hill College . As mentioned above Bilbija is just out of college, and it is his first season as a professional player. Primorje needs to beat Danilovgrad at home in the next round in order to avoid relegation. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Montenegro [read more]
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